The Madea movie series by Tyler Perry has grown to be divisive in the film industry. When Perry met Oprah Winfrey, he began expanding his business into cinema and television, building an entertainment empire. His iconic Madea character tried to win over new fans with the February 25, 2022, Netflix premiere of A Madea Homecoming. We have listed every Madea movie here for fans in chronological sequence.
1. Madea’s Family Reunion (2006)
Cast- Tyler Perry, Blair Underwood, Cicely Tyson
Madea, a matriarch in the South, has a lot on her plate. Her nieces are having problems with their relationships, and Madea has recently been appointed by the court as Nikki, a disobedient adolescent, to be under her guardianship. While organising the reunion of her clan, Madea must maintain the peace and maintain the harmony in her family.
2. Meet The Browns (2008)
Cast- Tyler Perry, David Mann, Denise Boutte
Brenda, a single mother, is abruptly fired from her job and subsequently informed that the father she never knew has passed away. With little to lose, she gathers her family and makes her way to Georgia, where she meets her father’s boisterous family for the first time and discovers the flimsy seeds of a new romance.
3. Madea Goes To Jail (2009)
Cast- Tyler Perry, David Mann, Derek Luke
Madea ends herself in jail following a high-speed automobile chase when her volatile anger gets the better of her. Josh Hardaway, an assistant district attorney, is assigned a case involving Candace, a teenage prostitute and former drug user, which is too personal for him to handle. Madea adopts Candace as her own when the young woman ends up in jail.
4. I Can Do Bad All By Myself (2009)
Cast- Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Mary J. Blige
When sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers are caught robbing Madea of her belongings, Madea decides to take matters into her own hands and hand the young offenders over to their aunt April, the only family they have. April is a nightclub performer who consumes a lot of alcohol and depends entirely on her married boyfriend Randy for support. But when Sandino, a charming immigrant from Colombia looking for work, moves into April’s basement room, her outlook starts to shift. Sandino challenges April to be vulnerable in order to atone for his own terrible history. The largest decision of April’s life must be made between her previous relationship with Randy and the new opportunities presented by family, faith, and perhaps even true love.
5. Madea’s Big Happy Family (2011)
Cast- Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Loretta Devine
When Madea’s niece Shirley gets bad news concerning her health, she takes immediate action. Shirley’s only desire is to bring her three adult children close to her and break the news to them as a family. However, Tammy, Kimberly, and Byron are too preoccupied with their own issues to pay attention to Byron’s. Tammy is unable to control her children’s behaviour or her failing marriage; Kimberly is overcome with rage and vents it on her husband; and Byron, who served two years in prison, is being pressured to resume drug dealing. Madea must bring the family together and put things right the best way she knows how: with a lot of harsh love, humour, and the disclosure of a long-kept family secret. She will need the assistance of the equally boisterous Aunt Bam.
6. Madea’s Witness Protection (2012)
Cast- Tyler Perry, Eugene Levy, Denise Richards
On a Saturday, George arrives to his place of business on Wall Street only to learn that it is a Ponzi scheme, as CNN has just discovered. He gets promote as CFO so he could eventually absorb the hit. Even worse, his division has got use to launder money by a mob family, adding insult to injury. George is the last remaining employee while SEC/FBI are investigating the company. The typical safe homes aren’t secure enough, so the agent in charge flies George and his family to Georgia to remain with his eccentric aunt Madea until the trial two months later.
7. A Madea Christmas (2013)
Cast- Tyler Perry, Tika Sumpter, Chad Michael Murray
Making a surprise visit to Eileen’s daughter Lacey, who has declined to return home for Christmas, Madea travels with her niece to the little town of Buck Tussel. Lacey has secretly wed Connor, a white friend from college, and is doing so to get away from her judgmental mother rather than her own behaviour. As soon as Eileen and Madea get at Lacey’s farm, she informs them that Connor is a worker, but her lie quickly gets out of hand.
8. Madea’s Tough Love (2015)
Cast- Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Rolonda Watts
Director(s)- Frank Marino, Ben Gluck
Madea gets given community service after a humorous run-in with the cops. She enlists Aunt Bam and Uncle Joe in an effort to save the Moms Mabley Youth Center from closure. As she is driven to improve the neighbourhood. Madea inspires the neighbourhood kids to take action with her charming wit and wisdom, demonstrating that there is a lot of love hidden beneath her stern appearance.
9. Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
Cast- Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely
Tiffany, 17, slips out of the house to attend a fraternity’s Halloween party in an effort to gain her friends’ favour. As soon as the police and the irritable, brash Madea show up to crash the party, the fun is over. Unhappy with this unexpected change of events, the retaliatory college students resolve to play a series of practical jokes on Madea and her friends to scare them. On the spookiest night of the year, she quickly discovers herself the target of an attack and running for her life from a variety of ghosts, ghouls, and zombies.
10. Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (2017)
Cast- Tyler Perry, Patrice Lovely, Cassi Davis
For a Halloween frat party in the midst of the woods, Tiffany makes the trip to Derrick Lake to celebrate turning 18 years old. A bunch of teenagers there perished there years previously, and Madea, Aunt Bam, and Hattie jump in the car to save her from the same tragic destiny. The would-be heroes quickly find themselves in a life-or-death struggle with a plethora of creepy monsters, goblins, and boogeymen. Chaos soon breaks out.
11. A Madea Family Funeral (2019)
Cast- Tyler Perry, Courtney Burrell, Jen Harper
When Madea, Joe, Aunt Bam, and other family members assemble for an anniversary party that turns out to be a hoax, what should have been a happy reunion in a small-town Georgia becomes an unexpected nightmare. Madea and the friends soon discover themselves attending an extravagant funeral that doesn’t quite go as planned, in place of fun and relaxation.
12. A Madea Homecoming (2022)
Cast- Tyler Perry, Geneva Maccarone, Isha Blaaker
Great-grandson of Madea New and familiar individuals congregate at her home to celebrate Tim’s college graduation and progress toward becoming an attorney. Along with Joe, Tim’s family includes his mother Laura, father Richard, aunts Ellie and Bam, roommate Davi, and Mr. Brown. They get join by Davi’s relatives, aunt Agnes and cousin Cathy, as well as Sylvia, Davi’s sister and the one who handled Laura’s divorce from Richard. All of these odd characters are confine to one home, and Tyler Perry’s style of writing results in humour, drama that causes mayhem, hard truths to be spoken, and reconciliation.